Chihuahua

Based on 1 User Reviews
Last Updated: 20/12/2020 | Posted by: SophieSteiner
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Address
2/F, 1788 Xinzha Lu, by Jiaozhou Lu
地址
新闸路1788号2楼,近胶州路
Region
Jing'an
Metro Station
Changping Lu, Line 7
Phone
137 6134 6347
Hours
Tuesday-Saturday 11am-12am, Sunday 11am-7pm

Chihuahua Description

Like walking into a Mexican abuela’s casa in Guadalajara, the brightly lit, inviting space at Chihuahua is colorful without being obnoxious and homey without feeling contrived. Pastel yellow and teal are warmed by the daylight streaming through the Southern-facing casement windows, making the entire venue welcoming for some afternoon productivity. The seating includes counter space for six people, something you would commonly find in Mexican food market where produce shoppers can saddle up for a mid-day bocadillo along with a frosted cup of agua fresca.

Chihuahua fills a culinary gap in the Shanghai food scene for true Mexican street food at everyday prices. With many of the recipes coming from co-owner Estef Casas’ (previously of El Santo and El Luchador) grandma, the dishes are rustically wholesome. Although the menu warns that ‘these are not pretty tacos; they are real tacos’ we disagree and find beauty in how genuinely delicious they are. 


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